Clarence Beckwith Distinguished Alumni Award: Cynthia Joseph-Keller
Cynthia Joseph-Keller is Assistant Vice President at DexYP with an extensive background in real estate, facilities and sourcing. She has previously worked for SuperMedia and Verizon, where she was recognized for her leadership and individual excellence.
Cynthia came to Lake Michigan College in 1973 to study business administration while working at Whirlpool. After completing her associate degree, her academic success at LMC earned her a scholarship and she transferred to Ferris State University. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in finance, with honors.
In 1990, after relocating to Texas, she continued her education to earn an MBA in corporate finance from University of Dallas. She is a Six Sigma Green Belt and member of the Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council Board and is the treasurer for The Links, Incorporated-Fort Worth (TX) Chapter.
Cynthia credits her “topnotch” professors and counselors for providing invaluable support, encouragement, and an excellent academic foundation that prepared her for her continued education and career.
Cynthia and her husband, Moses Keller, have one daughter who is also working toward an MBA.
The Clarence Beckwith Distinguished Alumni Award was presented to Cynthia Joseph-Keller in 2018.